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[Inbāṭ al-miyāh al-khafīyah] [manuscript].

Author/Creator:
Karajī, Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥusayn, d. ca. 1016.
Standardized Title:
Kitāb Inbāṭ al-miyāh al-khafīyah
Publication:
[Iraq or Persia], A.H. 1084 (1674)
Format/Description:
Manuscript
49 leaves : paper, col. ill. ; 193 x 125 (138 x 70) mm. bound to 193 x 128 mm.
Subjects:
Groundwater -- Early works to 1800.
Hydraulic structures -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Codices.
Treatises.
Diagrams.
Manuscripts, Digital.
Manuscripts, Arabic -- 17th century.
Language:
Arabic.
Summary:
17th-century copy of 11th-century treatise on hydraulics and groundwater supply, including information on the construction of subterranean tunnels for irrigation systems.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Foliation: Paper, 49 leaves; [1-49] ; modern foliation in pencil, upper left recto.
Layout: Written in 15 long lines.
Script: Written in nastaʻlīq script.
Decoration: 14 diagrams in black and red ink; rubrication and overlining in red.
Binding: Morocco, blind-tooled, damaged and rebacked.
Origin: Written in Iraq or Persia, dated A.H. 14 Dhūl-Qaʻda 1084 (20 Feb. 1674).
Local notes:
Lawrence J. Schoenberg & Barbara Brizdle Manuscript Initiative.
Penn Provenance:
Sold by Sam Fogg Ltd. (London) to Lawrence J. Schoenberg, Dec. 2000.
Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2011.
Cited in:
Described in Transformation of knowledge: early manuscripts from the collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg (London: Paul Holberton, 2006), p. 115 (LJS 399).
Cited as:
LJS 399
OCLC:
792896913
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